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San Diego Opera Brings 'Barber Of Seville' To Drive-In

April 13
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Opera is staging two outdoor drive-in shows this month: the first is its annual One Amazing Night concert and the second is the comic opera "The Barber of Seville." Both will be drive-in events at the Pechanga Sports Arena parking lot.

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San Diego Symphony Prepares To Open 'The Shell'

April 13
By John Carroll

It was supposed to open last year, but then the pandemic hit. Now, the San Diego Symphony is preparing to open its spectacular new waterfront venue, The Shell.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Baseera Khan, Flower Fields Theater, Dances To Strings, 'Hype Man' And Wood Type Prints

April 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts in San Diego: testing the waters of in-person performances and events, plus some virtual and solo appointment options too.

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5 Songs To Discover In San Diego In April

April 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

We’re listening to new music from San Diego bands and musicians, including Lein, D.WREX, J. Breckenridge, Twin Ritual and Kelly Einbinder. Plus, a shout out to the music in each episode of the Parker Edison Project.

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San Diego Opera Returns To The Drive-In

April 6
By Beth Accomando

The ability to hold in-person events is rapidly moving forward but San Diego Opera has a long lead time for planning its events. General Director David Bennett addressed what these changes mean for the company and about its events scheduled for the end of this month.

Richard Harmon from Ocean Beach getting vaccina...

California OKs Indoor Sports, Concerts As COVID Cases Plunge

April 3
By Associated Press

After a year-long ban on most indoor seating, the state Friday set the stage for the resumption of NBA games and live entertainment performances in most counties beginning April 15.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Logan Lone Piano, 20 Women Artists Now, Flavia D'Urso, Feminist Film And 'Commedia Dell'Arte'

April 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for weekend arts events include Carrie Feller's Logan Lone Piano Concert, 20 Women Artists NOW at Oceanside Museum of Art, Flavia D'Urso at Art Produce, Commedia dell'Arte at The Old Globe and a virtual feminist film program at The Front.

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Local Artist Releases Southeast San Diego Summertime Anthem

March 25
By Jade Hindmon

Rapper Ryan Anthony, a native of Spring Valley, joined Midday Edition to talk about a new release on his album called "Southeast Summers" featuring artist Mitchy Slick and Award winning actress and singer Andra Day.

A detail of Westview High School senior Alice Z...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Young Art', Melissa Evans Tierra And 'Harlem Duet'

March 25
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include SDMA's Young Art exhibition, a virtual piano concert, Coronado Playhouse's latest production, The Black Iris Project, 'Contralto' and 'A Shimmer of Strings.'

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Sarah Hennies' 'Contralto' Lets Women's Voices Be

March 23
By Julia Dixon Evans

Composer Sarah Hennies explores gender and sound in trans women vocalists in her groundbreaking work, “Contralto,” combining experimental documentary with Project [BLANK]'s live instrumentalists playing the score.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: SDMA Reopens, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Bach's Birthday, And Chantal Peñalosa

March 18
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Cauleen Smith at the newly reopened San Diego Museum of Art, outdoor jazz at Queen Bee's, a year of virtual civic organ concerts, a Tecate-based artist at Best Practice and an AjA Project panel.

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San Diego Arts Organizations Reflect On A Year Of Adapting, Uncertainty

March 17
By Brooke Ruth, Julia Dixon Evans

Local arts organizations weigh in on the last 12 months of art and music during the pandemic and face continued uncertainty and adaptation as we move towards reopening.

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Justin Bieber: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

March 17
Stephen Thompson / NPR

Watch the pop superstar and his band perform four songs from the forthcoming Justice, including a world premiere of "Peaches."

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: From 'Rhapsody in Blue,' To Grampadrew

March 11
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks: City Ballet, Philipp Scholz Rittermann, Art of Elan in the sculpture garden, Alfredo Jaar, a dance film reflection on a year of closures and the acoustic rock of Grampadrew.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Domestic Geographies,' Leonard Patton, Moxie Theatre And OH San Diego

March 4
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: a powerful new group exhibition at The Front, Broadway hits from jazz greats, Lauren Gunderson's play "I and You," a city-wide art and architecture event and an exhibition of Mexican border photography.

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